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Already this Republican bill has fierce opposition from Democratic leaders, who say it won’t do enough to boost the economy or contain the virus.

From Fortune

Basically you’ve got one type of grammar contained in a larger thing.

For instance, John McCutcheon at Arizona State University has looked at a complex example in mealybugs, whose cells contain two endosymbiotic microbes nested inside of each other.

For instance, sour foods usually taste that way because they contain an acid.

On the ads front, Apple currently has 41 open roles globally that contain the phrase “advertising platforms” on its Jobs at Apple site.

From Digiday

Methane (chemical formula CH4) is one of the simplest hydrocarbons, which literally means “containing hydrogen and carbon.”

Deuterium is an isotope of hydrogen containing a proton and neutron in its nucleus, while normal hydrogen has only a proton.

I get the bottle while he opens a desk drawer containing two glasses.

You can find fourteen of these copper creations, all initially containing 3,900 liters of liquid apiece, on the Macallan estate.

The delegates were given envelopes containing $40,000 during a meeting about grassroots soccer initiatives.

Caseous particles containing immense numbers of the bacilli are common.

For comparison, the gas may be passed through a test-tube containing an equal amount of distilled water.

For aught we know, there may be millions of systems, each containing millions of solar systems.

Cabs containing couples rolled by, disappeared towards north and south, disappeared into the darkness.

The cell containing them may stain normally in other respects, or it may exhibit polychromatophilia.

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On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to containing, such as: all-inclusive, broad, complete, encyclopedic, exhaustive, and extensive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.